Managing Your Hazardous Waste: a guide for small businesses

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is excited to announce the availability of an updated version of their targeted small business guide: “Managing Hazardous Waste: A Guide for Small Businesses”. This handbook provides an overview of the federal hazardous waste regulations to give small business owners and operators a basic understanding of their hazardous waste management

OSHA Boosts Number of Inspections in 2019

the following content was originally posted at; https://www.ehstoday.com December 3, 2019 Federal OSHA inspected a record number of employers in fiscal year (FY) 2019. The number of inspections is more than what was completed in the past three years. Final statistics indicate a record number of compliance assistance requests as well. “OSHA’s efforts – rulemaking, enforcement,

Nobody offers you better value than HazmatU. NOBODY.

  The Department of Transportation (DOT) classifies Lithium Batteries as Hazardous Materials (i.e. hazmats). The same goes for seat belt pretensioners, R-134a refrigerant, and AIR BAG MODULES.   Most, if not all, of the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have published various Service Bulletins and communications* addressing this very subject. Why? Well, today’s modern vehicles have

CCAR and ACC Join Together to Release New Automotive Refinishing Safety Video

CCAR and ACC Join Together to Release New Automotive Refinishing Safety Video Organizations Partner to Enhance Worker Safety October 17, 2019 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) and The American Chemistry Council (ACC) are pleased to announce the launch of a new automotive refinishing safety practices video which has been posted on YouTube.

Collision Hub and CCAR Announce Automotive Safety & Hazmat Education Partnership

Collision Hub and CCAR Announce Automotive Safety & Hazmat Education Partnership PRESS RELEASE October 15, 2019 Benton, Arkansas Palatine, Illinois Collision Hub and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership that focuses on educating today’s collision repair professionals around Safety and Hazmat-handling best practices. A

New Lithium Battery Content Now in HazmatU

August 19, 2019– CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair)and Shipmate, Inc. are pleased to share with our members news of important updates that have been completed within our most popular online HazmatU training course. Course update highlights include: New lithium battery content including the most recent and harmonized regulatory changes regarding passenger aircraft restrictions

CCAR Provides Complimentary Online AGM Battery Safety Course

August 14, 2019 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to provide an online Safety course focused on Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries. The course – developed by CCAR and ShipMate, Inc. – is the first in a series of complimentary online safety courses resulting from CCAR’s agreement with the U.S. Department

Tire Manufacturer fined $500K+ by OSHA; failing to train employees cited

from; https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20190529-1 News Release U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CITES GEORGIA TIRE MANUFACTURER AND CONTRACTORS FOR 22 SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS MACON, GA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a combined 22 citations to Kumho Tire Georgia Inc., Sae Joong Mold Inc., and J-Brothers Inc. after a follow-up

OSHA’s Safe + Sound “Take 3 in 30” challenge

Please click on the link below for more information on OSHA’s Safe + Sound “Take 3 in 30” challenge https://us15.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=3fa909b1d0902ab0e5d620988&id=bcfc320662    

Complimentary E-Safety Modules for SkillsUSA Contestants

March 14, 2019 – Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce that they have released preparatory Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Safety courses for all automotive students readying to compete in SkillsUSA. The courses, available on a complimentary basis and with unlimited access to all participating instructors and students,